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Twinkling lights give villages and towns a surreal beauty when night falls upon narrow cobblestone streets that lead to charming squares. Visits to Italy and Spain come to mind.
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Can entertaining on the patio be any more festive than this? Draping support columns with rows of clear, string lights creates a cozy winter wonderland.
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Bringing those same, clear light strands inside can have a dramatic allure and dynamic effect when placed behind sheer curtains. The gauzy, diffused light reminds me of the climactic scene in the movie, Like Water for Chocolate. Pure joy!
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Even simple, Ball Mason jars look their prettiest with a little twinkle.
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Surrounding framed art or draped around a bejeweled neckline, strings of tiny lit bulbs provide the finishing touch. Solar and battery operated light strands (available at most craft stores) make lights mobile, opening up a whole new realm of creative possibilities.
I love the idea of lighting a tent with string lights. Somehow, it takes camping out of the 'roughing it' mode and clearly invites more interest from the ladies.
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I want to throw a tented gathering with little beams of light dancing around my friends!